she's dr. regina benjamin. she was paid $10,000 to sit on al panel at the company. a spokesman for the department of health and human services says dr. benjamin will resign from those boards when she's confirmed by the senate. and, lou, some of the stories we have our eyes on for you. >> appreciate it very much, brook baldwin. coming up next, public reacting as democrats are trying to take a new approach in managing the health care message. >> yeah, it's pathetic. you know, i've watched the congress and i wonder how some of the people have been elected. when you hear and see what they say. >> we'll have more on this intensifying health care debate, including the political extreme, the left, the right driving much of this debate and what are independents saying about all of that? more importantly, what are they doing about it? we'll be right back.